Fort Worth Movies That Matter is a bi-monthly films series that celebrates diversity and inclusion. Each event features a film screening, followed by a moderated discussion with local subject matter experts. Screenings are held in February, March, April, June, August, October and December. Additional screening events with community partners are also held throughout the year by special arrangement.
Admission is free. Reservations can be made at www.FortWorthMoviesThatMatter.eventbrite.com. Reservations will be released 15 minutes before the published start time of the program and seating becomes first come, first-served.
- 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, Modern Art Museum, 3200 Darnell Street
Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Revolution
NR-Mature Subject Matter, 2017, 98 min.
This film chronicles the epic battle that several American mothers are waging on behalf of their middle-school daughters, victims of sex trafficking on Backpage.com, the classified advertising website that for years was part of the iconic Village Voice. Reminiscent of Erin Brockovich and Karen Silkwood, these mothers have stood up on behalf of thousands of other mothers, fighting back and refusing to take no for an answer
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Movies That Matter is a program of the Fort Worth Human Relations Commission (HRC). The HRC provides services related to basic human and civil rights, including enforcement of the city’s anti-discrimination ordinance and federal housing, employment and public accommodation laws.
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Last updated: Dec. 10, 2018